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Scrum Master, LIMS


Invitae is looking for a Scrum Master who will be responsible for managing the agile process of the Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS) software engineering team. In this role you will apply agile principles to ensure continuous team improvement and successful delivery of software to your team’s stakeholders. In addition, you will help the assay development team (our team that designs and develops fully-automated, high-throughput next generation sequencing-based genetic tests) plan, sequence and coordinate projects that will require LIMS and other software development team effort.


  • Champion & reinforce Agile and Scrum principles
  • Facilitate the Scrum process and team meetings
  • Coordinate team dependencies
  • Eliminate impediments
  • Promote improved engineering and quality assurance practices
  • Capture empirical data to improve forecasts
  • Support long term planning, roadmap creation
  • Manage sprint story/task assignment to team members
  • Foster smooth deployment processes


  • Experience as a scrum master
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong understanding of, and experience with, the SDLC
  • Experience applying concepts and techniques from multiple agile approaches
  • Understand backlog tracking, burndown metrics, velocity, and task definition
  • Good team player, but able to work independently
  • Adaptability to a fast-paced and ever-changing environment
  • Preferred: Strong experience configuring agile tools (e.g. Jira)
  • Preferred: Experience in a lab environment or managing lab projects
  • Preferred: Familiarity or experience with molecular assay development
  • Preferred: Experience leading formal technical projects

Invitae envisions a world in which genomic sequencing routinely informs lifelong health care decisions. We provide comprehensive, rapid, and affordable genome sequencing and clinically relevant interpretations of genomic data. We are committed to enabling the utilization of genomic data in order to improve health, catalyze scientific and medical research, and contribute to improved outcomes for everyone.

Invitae is an open, title­-free company that operates as a meritocracy. We focus intently on our ability to deliver reliable solutions that contribute to improving people's lives. We ruthlessly eliminate overhead and policies that interfere with productivity. We have excellent benefits (flexible work environment, flexible vacation policy, flexible expense accounts).

Our new headquarters is in San Francisco and we have offices in Oakland and Palo Alto as well. All are located within walking distance of public transportation options. 

At Invitae, we value diversity and provide equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. We will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.

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